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  KRON    KRON 4 News at 11    News   
   News/Business. New. (CC) (Stereo)  

    September 29, 2010
    11:00 - 11:30pm PDT  

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a serious accusation against meg whitman, as merformer housekeeper comes forward and says meg whitman knew she was working illegally. >> we have to hold employers accountable. >> meg whitman responded. >> all the documentation that we had said she was legal. >> we will hear more from meg whitman. the allegations came to light today that meg whitman
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knowingly employed an ellegal immigrant as a made. gloria alred said she will prove that she knew. >> reporter: throughout her employment, mickey was undocumented and she alleges meg whitman was aware and may have understood that she was vulnerable. meg whitman told her that she announced her campaign for governor. it was at this point that she decided she would speak for meg whitman for help to legalize her status. when she asked for help, she was terminated. >> meg, please can you help me. she was very upset and said no. i have never see you.
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and you have never seen me. understand me. i realize at that moment she didn't appreciate my work. so she throw me away. >> she said i need to talk to you about something and she came over to our house and i said i have to tell you i am not here legally. >> we said we are going to have to let you go. that's our obligation as an employer. she never came back to work. all the documentation that we said said she was legal. she had a 1099, stix social security card. no one could have been more stunned than i was. it's a shame. she is being manipulated, gloria alred knows what she is
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doing. i know nikki really well, if she is listening right now, i am sorry, i bet you are feeding badly and it's a shame. >> meg whitman opponents have been watching all of this commotion. tonight jonathan has the democrats take on what could be a set back. >> reporter: eric says the latest make meg whitman look like a hypocrite. the way she handled this was pretty good. >> she has done a good job of handling the issue, she addressed it directly, she answered the questions the press presented her this morning. you can't fault her performance. she is a very polished
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politician. >> do you get the sense she was telling the truth about not knowing? >> i don't. although none of us ever will know whether she knew or not. here is the rough, she needed to know. federal law required her to know. if you are governor, you can't have the excuse i didn't open my mail. >> reporter: what do you make of the timing? >> it makes sense, in california we have election month, not election day. >> reporter: do you think that meg whitman is in trouble because of this? >> this issue might be an example of some of her mismanagement but it's not a knockout blow. >> reporter: if jerry brown was found to be the one, the impact would-be far less. brown is the one who favors
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giving illegal immigrants a way to stay here. >> the jerry brown campaign is reacting to the allegation, once again meg whitman has shone she thinks the rules don't apply to her. we learned that accountability does not extend to her enactions. you can watch the conferences and our analysis in their entireties on www.kron.com. meanwhile, there are new pole numbers on the governor's race as well as the race for u.s. senate in california. according to the stute of california, the race is tied. meg whitman with 38% support, jerry brown close with 37%.
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about 18% of voters reported their undecided on the governor's race. in the race for u.s. senate in california, barbara boxer is ehead with 42% while carly fiorina has 35%. 20% are undecided in the senate race. >> we eased up on the heat a little today but we still set a record in live more. cooler tomorrow, we will have a good drop in temperatures tomorrow. the breeze will pick up into friday evening, the morning fog will play a bigger picture for the rest of the week and into the weekend. it's been one week since cruise started clearing the debris from san bruno.
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they are stripping the properties to the dirt to leave residents a site that is ready for rebuilding. 57 bulldozer clearing out what is left of this home. they are letting down the debris to make sure no dust flies up into the air. this sign shows they have done a asbestos survey. there is nothing left on this property. 8 properties have been cleared out and as i walk next door, you can see what a big project this is. 35 homes were destroyed, leaving only chemnies behind. crews are taking 500 on its of debris away from the fire zones aday. they are removing burned out cars like you see here. here is what the health department had to say.
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>> another 3-4 weeks is what we are looking at. when this is done, it will be a new neighborhood. when we are done, it will be flat lots, so that folks can come in and start designing the plans for their homes. >> reporter: christine, kron 4 news. a fifth person has been charged with posing as a victim of the pipeline explosion to get aid. daniel pleaded not guilty to 7 charges. he is accused of using a phony name and claiming he lived in the area impacted by the blast and accepting $2,000 in 50 cards. four other people have also been charged. dangerous situations on playground. we uncover a streak of injuries sustained by children. a look at what is wrong with
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the playgrounds and where they are next on kron 4 news.
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tonight's headlines, a bill to help the workers who got sick during the 9/11 clean up passed the house today, mostly by the democrats. the bill would give them up to $7.4 billion oo help with medical expenses. high spirits among the families of the 33 trapped minors, the rescue tunnels may be completed a month ahead of schedule. the rescue time table now is early november. they have been trapped since august 5. according to estimates, the number of vets,
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their injury rates and the cost of treating them increased rapidly. still rahot day today, but we did start to cool off. we will continue with the cooling trend as we head into tomorrow. i will have those numbers for you coming up in just a few minutes. we are fourteenth in line for take off. beep, beep, beep. looks like its bumper to bumper on the interstate. i gotta get to cleveland! should have skipped that second soda. remove your belt, your watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars for a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! (train child) the train is now arriving. (announcer) the train has arrived indeed. amtrack. enjoy the journey. are only one hundred thirty miles apart. they may as well be on different planets. sacramento, mismanaged, ineffective. silicon valley gave us apple, intel, ebay.
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here meg whitman started with 30 people. led them. managed them. executed the plan that grew this main street company to fifteen thousand employees and made small business dreams come true. to change california let's send meg whitman up the road... about a hundred and thirty miles. to change california let's send meg whitman up the road...
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the jobless rate nationwide roads last month -- rose last month to 9.6% to 9.5%. businesses added 67,000 jobs but many temporary jobs ended. 2/3 of the nation's 372 largest areas saw a drop in unemployment last month. kron 4's kate shows us who is hiring around the bay area.
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>> reporter: pottery barn, holiday hiring begins this friday. signs dot the windows of stores as retailers search for help. walking the mall, brook stone was looking for help on nights and weekend. peek a children's boutique had no opening. bear essentiallies was hiring. and [inaudible] was accepting applications. >> we will interview them. we just opened two stores. >> reporter: pictures with santa, they will be setting up here looking for people who are good with kids and photography equipment. and even if there is no help wanted sign in the window, it
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never hurts to ask. the store is looking for help and has two opens. reporting live, kate thompson, kron 4 news. we set one record today, 102 in livermore. hot day today, but slightly cooler than yesterday. tomorrow the trend will continue. by 10:00 we will see 60s and 70s. by noon 80s and stay into the 80 through the afternoon. so we are looking at fog working its way back into the forecast, this continues throughout the rest of the week. by 6:00 tomorrow we will expect to see fog right through the east bay, also up into santa rosa. put should pull back quickly, to the coast line by 10:00.
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afternoon highs 81 in santa rosa. bing change in the temperatures tomorrow. 70s san rafael. easing up on the heat. san francisco may not get out of the 60s tomorrow. 88ys redwood city. east bay, 75 degrees. 60s for richmond and the inland spots, only topping out in the 80s. warmer spots 89 degrees, livermore. 7 day around the bay, highlights the cooling trend, by the weekend, low 80s for inland, low 7s for the bay and 60s for the coast. 6 children suffered broken bones by playing on playgrounds. kron 4's kelly felts us about the action -- tells us about
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the action being taken. >> reporter: 6 kids suffered broken bones. the principal tells me that is why they got the yellow caution tape here and why they are keeping the structures off limits during recess until they can be evaluations to see if the bars are too high. the district says they contacted the vendor that tells them a higher than normal accident rate isn't unusual when a playground first goes in. some kids don't get this is hard when you fall on it. they are concerned and just this afternoon announced they will [inaudible] all the new -- fence off all the new playgrounds to see if any modifications need to be made. lincecum and the giants try
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to move one step closer to the playoffs. gary has highlights and all the sports, he is coming up next. ma'am, can you identify the other airline that charged you bag fees?
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all right, good evening, everybody. i always joked about being the last one standing here at kron 4 news. 38,000 fans wild and ready tonight and tim lincecum, this guy is a good player, drew, lincecum from there was the boss. 1-0 arizona. but they didn't touch lincecum from there. pat, one swing made the giants a winner. boom. 3 run crank.
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18th home run since joining the giants on may 29th. gave the giants a lead and lincecum cool from there. 11 strikeouts in 7ings. -- 7 innings. brian wilson on to finish it off. 47th save. one save shy of the team record of 48. giants win 3-1. their magic number is down to three as san diego and chris young hung in there tonight. the giants can't clinch tomorrow but they will be able to finish them off when the padres come to town friday night. young and san diego won 3-0. 6 strikeouts, and then ryan
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wells, wild pitch, in comes ludwick, the padres trail the giants by two games with four to play. san diego looking towards the wildcard, the padres still with a post season shot. but the giants really feeling good tonight. it's going to be tough for the a's to finish .500. cramer starting. his dad was on hand. gets help from kevin. the a's are 4 games below .500 with four to go. indeed, the chances -- we didn't have a bad season, not going to happen. hunter doing the thing in the 11 11th. 1-1. the angels win 2-1. they move into second place, ahead
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of the a's. texas. mike johnson will run things and indeed this young fellow will have his hands full,. >> i don't think there will be overhaul changes but definite differences. no question on how we do things. the foundation is there. building on top of that. doing different things. his personality and philosophy. >> pam and i worked with 7 news directors in four years, you know what i mean. it doesn't matter. what does pam look good? [inaudible]. that's the way. that's why you made it big. >> is that way? >> time to -- show me the
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